olive ridley


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olive ridley

n.
A sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) of tropical and subtropical waters especially of the eastern Pacific and Indian Oceans, having an olive-gray carapace.
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Noun1.olive ridley - olive-colored sea turtle of tropical Pacific and Indian and the southern Atlantic oceans
ridley - a marine turtle
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'They didn't even know that it's not a green sea turtle but an olive ridley species,' he said, adding that the conservation status of the former was endangered whereas of the latter was critically endangered in Sindh.
They also said the landing and nesting ground of Olive Ridley turtles will be wiped out due to the reclamation.
Odisha is also famous for Olive Ridley turtle and the state is home to over 90 per cent of India's turtle population.
DENR-Soccsksargen executive director Nilo Tamoria led the release of 528 hatchlings of Olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) in Barangay Lumasal in Maasim town last May 16.
Nilo Tamoria, regional director of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), said the olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) hatchlings came from a hatchery set up in 2015 at Barangay Lumasal here.
The nets their struggle Martin CEO of Martin Stelfox is the founder and CEO of The Olive Ridley Project (ORP), a UK-based charity that finds and rehabilitates sea turtles that become trapped and hurt in nets.
The marine turtle hatchlings that were released on March 29, an army of olive ridley turtles, emerged from what is now considered the third protected marine turtle nests along the shore of the coal-fired power plant of AboitizPower's wholly owned subsidiary, Therma South Inc.
to olive ridley sea turtles in Gabon, Africa, and a Yunnan box turtle breeding project in China.
Not just any VIP, but a Very Important Pawikan,an olive ridley sea turtle that came ashore last Sunday afternoon in Barangay Urbiztondo in San Juan town to lay her eggs.
Some of the sights they come to see may include landscape photographer Glyn's exhibition and Menai, the Olive Ridley turtle who washed up outside Frankie's Sea Zoo and is now thriving in her new home.
It's now spring and the locals are delighted to meet Olive Ridley, a turtle that's washed up outside Frankie's Sea Zoo.
The olive ridley turtles, which Mexican authorities say are at risk of extinction, measure about 75 centimeters (29.5 inches) in length and weigh some 45 kilograms (99 pounds).